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May 24, 2012 Energy Transparency Key to Greening BuildingsSource: Huff Post
Why isn't technology solving our energy problems? As venture capitalist Elton Sherwin discovered, you have to get people to buy the technology first. Sherwin invested in energy efficiency devices that had huge potential, only to...
Source: National Geographic
For a world dependent on fossil fuels, carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be a key to controlling greenhouse gas emissions. But the technology meant to scrub carbon dioxide pollution from the air is experiencing stiff...
May 22, 2012 The Greening of West AfricaSource: CO2Science.org
In an attempt to get some idea of what the ultimate outcome of these competing forces might be at the midpoint of the current century, Heubes et al. modelled the future spatial distribution of desert, grassland, savanna,...
Environmental protections must not be slashed in an "irresponsible" and "desperate dash for growth", an all-party group of MPs has warned. Green investment should play a key role in the UK's economic recovery, the group reports,...
May 21, 2012 U.N. Readies Largest Ever 'Save The Planet' SummitSource: Forbes
Next month, the United Nations will hold what is expected to be the largest ever gathering of leaders to discuss sustainable development at a time when inequality is on the rise from the U.S. to China. Around 180 world leaders...
May 18, 2012 U.S. orders tariffs on Chinese solar panelsSource: LA Times
Commerce Department announces the duties after a finding that Chinese solar panel makers 'dumped' their goods. If approved, the tariffs are expected to have a significant effect on the industry.
May 17, 2012 U.S. shale boom, Europe glut alter energy landscapeSource: Reuters
The shale energy boom in North America will lead to an industrial revival in the region while Europe could benefit from a conventional gas glut that will help decouple it from surging global oil prices, according to industry...
May 17, 2012 Five ways tech is greening the OlympicsSource: IT Web.co.nz
The city of London plans to make the 2012 Olympic Games the most sustainable yet, and looked to technology to help it whittle down the initial 400 000 tonnes of CO2 emissions estimated to be generated by the event.
Source: Clean Technica
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Department of Commerce Secretary John E. Bryson announced efforts to launch an environmental technology initiative to help create American jobs in the growing...
May 15, 2012 Complex task of greening Europe’s airspaceSource: MarketWatch
STOCKHOLM (MarketWatch) — From 2,000 feet, Norway’s lush back country lived up to its billing, but it was hard to fully appreciate that Nordic scenery while white-knuckling the controls of a Bell helicopter.
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